FICC Classic Movie Night Robin and the 7 Hoods (1965)

In this musical, in Prohibition-era Chicago, two rival gangs compete for control of the city’s rackets.

Classic Movie Night is back at the Community Center’s Great Room on Thursdays,  The Great Room on the 2nd floor of the FICC, is accessible with the elevator in full working order.

  • As before, fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks, though it is optional (masks will be on hand).
  • Admission is by donation. Microwave popcorn, soda, and water will be available, also by donation.

Each film will be introduced by David Hoch, a retired English professor who has taught several different film courses.

Genré Length Description
Thursday, September 30
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1965) Musical Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis, Jr., Barbara Rush, Peter Falk. 124 min. The Robin Hood legend is transplanted to 1920s Chicago, with an opportunistic Maid Marian.
Thursday, October 7
They Were Expendable (1945) War Drama Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Ward Bond, Directed by John Ford. 135 min. One of the most moving films of WWII follows a PT boat squadron in the Phillipines at the war’s outset.
Thursday, October 14
The Scalphunters (1968) Western Burt Lancaster, Ossie Davis, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas, Directed by Sydney Pollack. 102 min. Lighthearted western involving a trapper, a runaway slave, an outlaw gang, and Apaches.
Thursday, October 21
Captain Newman, MD (1963) Comedy, Drama Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Bobby Darin, Eddie Albert, Robert Duvall. 126 min. During WWII, a military psychiatrist treats soldiers with PTSD to return them to service.
Thursday, October 28
The Haunting (1963) Halloween Special Thriller Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Directed by Robert Wise.  112 min. From the Shirley Jackson classic, a scientist recruits people with ESP to stay in a “haunted” house.

See you at the movies!

Printable Movie Schedule Sept & Oct

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